Responsible vendors, intelligent consumers: Silk Road, the online revolution in drug trading.

@article{Hout2014ResponsibleVI,
  title={Responsible vendors, intelligent consumers: Silk Road, the online revolution in drug trading.},
  author={Marie Claire Van Hout and Tim Bingham},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={183-9}
}
BACKGROUND Silk Road is located on the Deep Web and provides an anonymous transacting infrastructure for the retail of drugs and pharmaceuticals. Members are attracted to the site due to protection of identity by screen pseudonyms, variety and quality of product listings, selection of vendors based on reviews, reduced personal risks, stealth of product delivery, development of personal connections with vendors in stealth modes and forum activity. The study aimed to explore vendor accounts of… CONTINUE READING

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